Musicals Tonight presents this 1956 musical romantic comedy which follows the exploits of Ella, a telephone answering service operator with a fascination for her client’s private lives. More…
At Susanswerphone, Ella uses a variety of voices and personae to keep herself entertained. As she follows the lives of her customers, Ella becomes inextricably involved with a handsome playwright, a fledgling record company, and a dangerous crime ring. The tuneful score, with lyrics by Comden & Green, features some of Jule Styne’s most popular songs, including 'Just in Time,' 'The Party’s Over,' 'Long Before I Knew You' and 'Better Than a Dream.'
See it if you like Musicals Tonight classics. BAR is especially fun, w its clever staging & plotting, terrific C&G lyrics, and strong cast.
Don't see it if you want B'way quality. MT delivers "summer stock" w/lots of talent. This time, piano AND drum. The leading lady vastly outshines her fellow
See it if you love the improbable stories that are made to work so beautifully in a Comden and Green musical. It's a miracle what is wrought here. Go!
Don't see it if you need all the bells and whistles that usually go with a Broadway musical.
See it if Funny, fizzy, classic musical w/outstanding music & lyrics by Comden & Green. Oakley Boycott is a standout in a terrific cast. So much fun!
Don't see it if Musicals Tonight productions are bare bones - minimal scenery & orchestration. But great singing & dancing & costumes & energy. Just go!
See it if If you like cute golden age shows done in a really fun and intimate way.
Don't see it if If you prefer the style of modern musicals.
See it if You love musicals from Broadway’s golden era and original ones to boot. Musicals Tonight has never been better.
Don't see it if You are looking for a huge glitzy extravaganza. They achieve miracles in a vest pocket theatre.
See it if you want to see a classic musical comedy presented by talented individuals and want to recognize several iconic musical theater songs.
Don't see it if you want a full-blown production and not appreciative of an entertaining but sometime "silly" plot with good songs.
See it if you like an entertaining musical performed by a talented cast. The female lead is especially a joy.
Don't see it if you want a big production. This is an intimate theater where the actors and story stand out.
See it if You like revivals of 1950s hit musicals. Great cast, headed by a new and exciting musical comedy discovery: the lovely Oakley Boycott.
Don't see it if You need a full orchestra, over the top staging in a grand Broadway Theater.